Remarks on birds observed during 1892 on Long Island, NY

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Abstract

Manuscript written 15 March 1893 compiling information from notes from Howell's bird observations in Long Island, New York in 1892. Although his introductory paragraph notes that Howell wished to provide more information on bird migration, much of his notes document bird arrivals. Howell's essay is a chronological account of birds seen. He includes such details as sex, quantity, scientific and common names, song, locality, what the bird was doing when observed, and other details. Notes on weather conditions are also included.

Date Range

1893

Start Date

Mar 15, 1893

End Date

Mar 15, 1893

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • Long Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-303

Collection name

Arthur Holmes Howell Field Notes, 1884-1937, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 manuscript

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 12